Gardens for Wildlife

​​​​​​​Your garden could provide a safe haven for wildlife with food, shelter, look-out spots, nesting sites and safe areas to raise young. No matter how small your garden - be it plant containers, or a courtyard, roof top garden, deck or larger space - we can all contribute to the survival of wildlife by providing suitable places (habitat) for birds, insects, frogs, lizards and other animals.

Learn more about our native animals and how to provide wildlife-friendly spaces and environment-friendly practices in your garden.​

In this Topic

  • Creating a Wildlife Garden
    Advice on how to create garden that attracts a diversity of native species.
  • Habitat Modules
    To inspire you with creating a garden here are four ‘habitat modules' with recommended plants for coastal gardens, container gardens, dry gardens and wet gardens.
  • Avoiding Weeds and Garden Escapes
    Weeds are a significant economic and conservation problem and are a major threat to loss of wildlife habitat and biodiversity.
  • Become a GFW Member
    Register as Garden for Wildlife and show your support for Tasmanian wildlife.
  • About Gardens for Wildlife
    ‘Gardens for Wildlife' aims to encourage and recognise wildlife-friendly gardens and environment-friendly practices in urban gardens.

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Contact

Gardens for Wildlife Coordinator
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 0418 545 970
Email: GardensforWildlife.Enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au